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|2.||WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?||2|
|3.||FOR WHAT PURPOSES DO WE USE PERSONAL DATA?||3|
|7.||HOW DO WE SHARE AND DISCLOSE DATA?||7|
|10.||YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING PERSONAL DATA||10|
1.2. Responsible Entity (data Controller). The Entity That Is Responsible For The Processing Of Your Personal Data Through QAPIN Is [to Be Inserted – Company Name] Having A Registered Place Of Business At [to Be Inserted – Company Address], And A Business Registration Number [to Be Inserted – Company Number] (“we”, “us”, And “our”).
1.3. About QAPIN. QAPIN Is An Online Platform Which Allows Individual Users And Business Entities To Search And Hire Independent Contractors Providing Quality Services In The Field Of Engineering (the “Freelancers”), Negotiate And Conclude Service Contracts, Pay For The Services Provided By The Freelancers, And Provide Feedback. QAPIN Can Be Used By Two Types Of Users, Namely, The Users Looking For The Services Provided By The Freelancers (the “Clients”) And The Freelancers Providing Engineering Services.
2.1. Types Of Personal Data. We Comply With Data Minimization Principles And Collect Only A Minimal Amount Of Personal Data That Is Necessary For Ensuring Your Proper Use Of QAPIN:
2.2. Additional Data. We May Receive Certain Additional Data When Submitted Through QAPIN If You Participate In A Focus Group, Contest, Activity Or Event, Request Support, Interact With Our Social Media Accounts, Submit Your Feedback And Reviews Or Otherwise Communicate With Us. Please Note That The Provision Of Such Data Is Optional And You May Choose What Personal Data You Would Like To Share With Us. We Kindly Request You To Exercise Your Due Diligence When Making Your Personal Data Publicly Available. We Will Use Such Personal Data To Reply To You, Provide You With The Requested Services, Or For Pursuing Our Legitimate Business Interests (i.e., To Analyse And Improve Our Business).
2.3. Professional Data. When You Update Your Profile On QAPIN As The Freelancer And Create A Portfolio, You Can Submit Certain Professional Information About Yourself, Such As The (i) The Examples Of Projects Completed By You, (ii) The Types Of Services That You Offer, And (iii) The Qualifications, Licenses, Insurances, And Certificates Obtained By You. Moreover, The Clients May Submit Reviews About The Services Offered By The Freelancers. Such Service Data Is Used To Ensure That Freelancers’ Profiles Are Informative And The Services Provided Through QAPIN Are Of A High Quality. Please Note That Most Of Such Professional Data Does Not Qualify As Personal Data Because It Does Not Allow Us To Identify You. However, If Professional Data Is Combined With Your Personal Data So That You Can Be Identified, We Will Treat Such Data As Personal Data And Make Sure That Is Used For Legitimate Purposes Only (i.e., To Feature The Professional Information On Your Profile).
2.4. Communication Data. We Put Reasonable Efforts To Ensure That Any Communication Data Transmitted Through QAPIN Between The Clients And The Freelancers Remains Confidential And Properly Protected. Moreover, We Do Not Intentionally And Directly Access, Manage, Correct, Delete, Share, Or Disclose Communication Data, Unless (i) We Are Requested Or Authorised By The Clients Or The Freelancers To Do So, (ii) Such Communication Data Is Strictly Necessary For Provision Of QAPIN, Or (iii) We Are Requested By Law Enforcement Agencies To Do So.
2.5. Sensitive Data. We Do Not Collect Any Special Categories Of Personal Data (sensitive Data) From You, Such As Your Health Information, Opinion About Your Religious And Political Beliefs, Racial Origins, Membership Of A Professional Or Trade Association, Or Information About Your Sexual Orientation, Unless You Decide To Provide Such Sensitive Data, At Your Own Sole Discretion.
2.6. Payment Processing. All Payments Related To QAPIN Are Made Via A Bank Transfer Or Processed By Our Third-party Payment Processors PayPal, AliPay, etc – . Please Note That The Payments Processors May Collect From You Some Personal Data, Which Will Allow Them To Make The Payments Requested By You (e.g., Your Name, Bank Account Or Credit Card Details). The Payment Processors Handle All The Steps In The Payment Process Through Their Systems, Including Data Collection And Data Processing. We Do Not Have Access To Your Payment Data, Unless Such Data Is Necessary For Ensuring That The Payment Was Successfully Processed Or Maintaining Our Accountancy Records. Please Note That The Payment Processors Take The Security Of Your Payment Transactions Very Seriously And Make Sure That Their Infrastructure Is Safe And Secure. For More Information On The Privacy Practices And Security Measures Taken By The Payment Processors, Please Refer To The Website Of The Payment Processor That You Have Chosen.
2.7. Failure To Provide Personal Data. If You Fail To Provide Us With The Personal Data When Requested, We May Not Be Able To Perform The Requested Operation And You May Not Be Able To Use The Full Functionality Of QAPIN, Receive The Services Provided Through QAPIN, Or Get Our Response.
3.2. The Service Fees Payable By The Clients. If You Use QAPIN As The Client, Each Service Contract Is Subject To The Service Fees Payable By You To The Freelancer Through QAPIN (the “Service Fees”) For The Agreed Project. Please Note That The Service Fees Paid By You Through QAPIN Constitute The Entire Amount Payable Under The Respective Service Contract And The Freelancers That Provide Services Under Such Service Contract Must Not Charge You Any Additional Fees For The Said Services, Unless Agreed Otherwise By You. By Concluding A Service Contract, You Agree To Pay The Service Fees To The Chosen Freelancer Through QAPIN In Accordance With The Terms And Conditions Of The Service Contract.
3.3. The Commission Payable By The Freelancer. When The Client And The Freelancer Conclude A Service Contract Through QAPIN For The Project, We Charge The Freelancer A 5% Commission Fee (the “Commission”) On The Net Amount Of The Total Price Of The Project. The Fees Are Deductible Automatically From Freelancer’s Balance After The Client Approves The Payment. The Fees Are Indicated In United States Dollars (USD). By Accepting These Terms, The Freelancers Agree To Pay The Commission In Accordance With These Terms And The Terms And Conditions In Force At The Moment The Service Contract Is Concluded Between The Freelancer And The Client. The Commission Rates Remain Valid For As Long As They Are Indicated On QAPIN. The Freelancer Is Solely Responsible For Defining The Service Fees And Communicating Them To The Client; Such Service Fees Will Be Subject To The Commission And The Service Fees Featured On QAPIN To The Client Shall Include Freelancer’s Service Charges And Our Commission.
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When You Register A User Account
When You Register Your User Account By Using Your Social Media Profile:
|Any Personal Data That You Make Available Though The Settings Of Your Profile (e.g., Full Name, Photo, Date Of Birth, And Location).|
When You Update Your User Account As The Freelancer:
When You Post A Job As The Client:
When You Create A Company Page:
When You Create A Training Program:
When You Withdraw Money:
When You Make A Payment Through QAPIN:
When You Contact Us By Email:
When You Submit A Review:
When You Use QAPIN:
When You Conclude Service Contracts Through QAPIN:
When You Communicate With Other Users:
4.1. Types Of Non-personal Data. When You Use QAPIN, We May Automatically Collect Certain Technical Non-personal Data About Your Use Of QAPIN And Your Device For Analytics Purposes. Such Non-personal Data Does Not Allow Us To Identify You In Any Manner.
4.2. Your Feedback. If You Contact Us, We May Keep Records Of Any Questions, Complaints Or Compliments Made By You And The Response, If Any. Where Possible, We Will De-identify Your Personal Data. Please Note That De-identified Personal Data Is Also Considered To Be Non-personal Data.
4.3. Purposes Of Non-personal Data. We Will Use Non-personal Data In Furtherance Of Our Legitimate Interests In Operating QAPIN, Conducting Our Business Activities, And Developing New Products And Services. More Specifically, We Collect The Non-personal Data For The Following Purposes:
Aggregated Data. In Case Your Non-personal Data Is Combined With Certain Elements Of Your Personal Data In A Way That Allows Us To Identify You, We Will Handle Such Aggregated Data As Personal Data. If Your Personal Data Is Aggregated Or De-identified In A Way That It Can No Longer Be Associated With An Identified Or Identifiable Natural Person, It Will Not Be Considered Personal Data And We May Use It For Any Business Purpose.
5.1. Marketing Messages. To Keep You Up-to-date With QAPIN, We May Send You Marketing Messages, Such As Newsletters, Brochures, Promotions And Advertisements, Informing You About Our New Services Or New Features Of QAPIN. Please Note That You Will Receive Such Marketing Messages Or Be Contacted By Us For Marketing Purposes Only If:
5.2. Opting-out. You Can Opt-out From Receiving Marketing Messages At Any Time Free Of Charge By Clicking On The “unsubscribe” Link Contained In Any Of The Messages Sent To You Or Contacting Us Directly.
5.3. Informational Notices. From Time To Time (if We Have Your Email Address), We May Send You Informational Notices, Such As Service-related, Technical Or Administrative Emails, Information About QAPIN And Your User Account, Your Privacy And Security, And Other Important Matters. Please Note That We Will Send Such Notices On An “if-needed” Basis And They Do Not Fall Within The Scope Of Direct Marketing Communication That Requires Your Prior Consent.
6.3. Retention As Required By Law. Please Note That, In Some Cases, We May Be Obliged By Law To Store Your Personal Data For A Certain Period Of Time. In Such Cases, We Will Store Your Personal Data For The Time Period Stipulated By The Applicable Law And Delete The Personal Data As Soon As The Required Retention Period Expires.
7.1. Do We Share Your Personal Data? If Necessary, We May Disclose Your Personal Data To The Service Providers With Whom We Cooperate And Other Third Parties (our Data Processors). For Example, We May Share Your Personal And Non-personal Data With Entities That Provide Certain Technical Support Services To Us, Such As Web Analytics, Advertising, Email Distribution, And Developing Services, Or If You Explicitly Request Us To Disclose The Personal Data.
7.2. When Do We Share Your Personal Data? The Disclosure Of Your Personal Data Is Limited To The Situations When Such Data Is Required For The Following Purposes:
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7.4. Sharing Of Non-personal Data. We May Disclose Non-personal Data And De-identified Data For Any Purpose. For Example, We May Share It With Prospects Or Partners For Business Or Research Purposes, For Improving QAPIN, Responding To Lawful Requests From Public Authorities Or Developing New Products And Services.
7.5. Legal Requests. If Necessary, We Will To Disclose Information About The Users Of QAPIN To The Extent Necessary For Pursuing A Public Interest Objective, Such As National Security Or Law Enforcement.
8.1. Our Security Measures. We Put Our Best Efforts To Keep Your Personal Data Safe And Secure. We Implement Organisational And Technical Information Security Measures To Protect Your Personal Data From Loss, Misuse, Unauthorised Access, And Disclosure. The Security Measures Taken By Us Include Secured Networks, Limited Access To Your Personal Data By Our Staff, And Anonymisation Of Personal Data (when Possible). In Order To Ensure The Security Of Your Personal Data, We Kindly Ask You To Use QAPIN Through A Secure Network Only.
8.2. Handling Security Breaches. Although We Put Our Best Efforts To Protect Your Personal Data, Given The Nature Of Communications And Information Processing Technology And The Internet, We Cannot Be Liable For Any Unlawful Destruction, Loss, Use, Copying, Modification, Leakage, And Falsification Of Your Personal Data Caused By Circumstances That Are Beyond Our Reasonable Control. In Case A Personal Data Breach Occurs, We Will Immediately Take Reasonable Measures To Mitigate The Breach, As Required By The Applicable Law. Our Liability For Any Security Breach Will Be Limited To The Highest Extent Permitted By The Applicable Law.
9.1. We Do Not Allow Anyone Younger Than 18 Years Old To Use QAPIN. Thus, We Do Not Knowingly Collect Personal Data Of Persons Below The Age Of 18. If You Learn That Anyone Younger Than 18 Has Unlawfully Provided Us With Personal Data And You Are A Parent Or Legal Guardian Of That Person, Please Contact Us And We Will Take Immediate Steps To Delete Such Personal Data.
10.1. What Rights Do You Have? Subject To Any Exemptions Provided By Law, You May Ask Us To:
10.2. How To Exercise Your Rights? If You Would Like To Exercise Your Rights Listed Above, Please Contact Us By Email At email@example.com And Explain In Detail Your Request. In Order To Verify The Legitimacy Of Your Request, We May Ask You To Provide Us With An Identifying Piece Of Information, So That We Would Be Able To Identify You In Our System. We Will Answer Your Request Within A Reasonable Timeframe But No Later Than 2 Weeks.
10.3. How To Launch A Complaint? If You Would Like To Launch A Complaint About The Way In Which We Handle Your Personal Data, We Kindly Ask You To Contact Us First And Express Your Concerns. After You Contact Us, We Will Investigate Your Complaint And Provide You With Our Response As Soon As Possible. If You Are Not Satisfied With The Outcome Of Your Complaint, You Have The Right To Lodge A Complaint With Your Local Data Protection Authority.